Yodel shrugs off Christmas strike threat over “insulting” pay offer


 

Yodel said it was surprised that the GMB union was threatening strike action among drivers this Christmas in a row over pay and said it was confident the matter would be settled. The union said staff were now being balloted for industrial action over a pay offer it described as “insulting”. The GMB claimed drivers had put themselves at risk by transporting Covid samples, despite being paid just 11p above the minimum wage. An earlier consultative ballot saw 84% of […]